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    Prices of potato, egg go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:18pm on July 21, 2017

    The prices of potato and egg went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Imports rise by 5.94pc in May on Ramadan food items

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 02:31am on June 25, 2017

    Import payments in May increased by 5.94 per cent year-on-year due to a rise in payment of bills for the food products imported to meet...

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    LCs for rice import can be opened sans advance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on June 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday advised commercial banks to open letters of credit for import of rice without taking any advance payment from the importers with...

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    Growth in production of vegetables, crops doubles in FY17: data

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on June 03, 2017

    The growth in the production of crops and vegetables has doubled in the outgoing fiscal year (2016-17) after a decreased growth in the FY 2015-16....

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    Commodity prices remain high as traders weigh budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on June 03, 2017

    The prices of daily essentials including rice, sugar, vegetables and garlic remained high in the city’s kitchen markets on Friday a day after the announcement...

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    Commodity prices become volatile on 1st day of Ramadan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on May 28, 2017

    The prices of sugar, garlic, aubergine, green chilli, coriander leaves and cucumber increased excessively in the city’s kitchen markets on Sunday, the first day of...

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    DSCC sets Ramadan beef price at Tk 475, mutton at Tk 725

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:20pm on May 23, 2017

    The Dhaka South City Corporation on Tuesday set the price of local beef at Tk 475 and mutton at Tk 725 per kilogram for the...

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    Rice price not to go up further: food minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on February 15, 2017

    Food minister Quamrul Islam on Wednesday assured all that the prices of coarse rice would not go up further during the current aman season although...

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    Dhaka to be meat free as butchers announce six-day strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:09pm on February 12, 2017

    Butchers and meat sellers have called a six-day strike in Dhaka from February 13 to February 18 protesting at collection of additional toll...

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    DIFE develops 4 factory inspection apps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on January 22, 2017

    The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments has developed four mobile applications for factory inspection with the aim of ensuring effective and transparent inspection...

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